Solar Eclipse 2017

Solar Eclipse pdf.  Here is some info for the solar eclipse which is going to a big event for our neighbors to the south.

Enjoying the Solar Eclipse on Oregon’s Public Lands

 Be Safe!

  • Understand risks, respect signs and barriers, and stay within your limits.
  • Most remote areas have limited services and facilities, so pack plenty of food and water.
  • Be prepared for warm temperatures and bring sun and eye protection.

Know Before You Go

  • Plan ahead to ensure a safe and fun experience.
  • Make sure you have the proper supplies and gear.­
  • Expect large crowds. Most lodging is booked. Options for camping are limited.
  • Familiarize yourself with the rules and specific information about the site you are visiting.
  • Cell service may not be available, so plan your route in advance and pack a map.
  • Many roads on public lands are gravel and may require a high-clearance or four-wheel drive vehicle.

Recreate Responsibly

  • Help us protect our lands for all to enjoy.
  • Tread lightly and leave no trace. Leave your site better than you found it.
  • Remove all trash and remember to pack it in, pack it out!
  • To learn more, visit

Only YOU Can Prevent Wildfires

  • August is peak wildfire season in the Pacific Northwest. A small spark can rapidly become a large fire.
  • Know fire risks and respect fire restrictions, such as campfire bans.
  • Avoid parking or driving on dry grass as your vehicle can spark a wildfire.
  • Vehicles are required to have a shovel and fire extinguisher or gallon of water in many areas.
  • For more information on fire prevention and current fire restrictions, visit

Additional Resources